International quality and food safety standards in Siberia
21 Mar 2013, 09:00
21 Mar 2013, 17:00
Novossibirsk, Russian Federation
On July 2013, the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union 021/2011 “On food safety” will come into force with one of the requirement for food producers being to develop, implement and maintain HACCP-based procedures. HACCP principles are nowadays the foundation of any international food safety standard guiding all over the world both the leading food brands and small enterprises. ISO 22000, IFS, BRC, FSSC 22000 are the most widely-spread among these standards.
Those standards along with other international management systems standards have been already applied in Russia by a number of food companies on voluntary basis and the new Technical Regulation will enforce by law the necessity to implement systematic approach towards food safety.
The reasons, consequences and specifics of implementing international standards by Siberian food companies will be discussed at the Regional conference “International quality and food safety standards in Siberia. Who sets the rules: government, business or consumer?”, which will take place on March 21, 2013 г. In Novossibirsk.
Topics to be discussed:
- Which quality and food safety requirements are set by government, food supply chain partners and final consumers?
- How are these requirements implemented by Siberian companies in practice, what are the typical problems and solutions?
- Which quality and food safety management standards are used in today’s international practice, are they applicable to Siberia and which tool to adopt?
Event’s audience – food manufacturers, retailers, suppliers of food raw materials and packaging, catering chains and other food supply chain members.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75 000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1 500 offices and laboratories around the world.